London, Ontario, March 27 – Bishop of Huron, the Right Rev’d Linda Nicholls is among the five bishops nominated today for the election of the Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada in July this year.
The other candidates nominated by the House of Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada are: The Right Rev’d Jane Alexander, Bishop of Edmonton; The Most Rev’d Ron Cutler, Metropolitan of the Ecclesiastical Province of Canada and Bishop of Nova Scotia and P.E.I; The Most Rev’d Greg Kerr-Wilson, Metropolitan of Rupert’s Land and Bishop of Calgary; The Right Rev’d Michael Oulton, Bishop of Ontario.
The new primate of the Anglican Church of Canada will be elected at the 42nd General Synod of the Church which will be held July 10-16, 2019 in Vancouver. The current Primate of Canada, Archbishop Fred Hiltz announced in January 2018 that he will step down from his role on the final day of 2019 General Synod.
Please keep all candidates in your prayers.